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aide to mayor gray, will be sentenced on krums charges. brooks admitted in may that he lied to the fbi about funneling money to fringe mayoral candidate suleiman brown. brown says he was paid by the gray campaign to bash then mayor adrian fenty. they expect brooks will be sentenced to probation and not jail time because he was providing substantial assistance to their investigation. brooks is one of three former aides to plead guilty to corruption charges. >>> kwame brown is under new strict rules until his sentencing next month. the u.s. district judge from 6:6 -- set a curfew from 11:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. he failed to report by phone three times. the former d.c. council chairman must follow these rules in order to remain free until his sentencing. >>> 12 people have died from that meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid ininjections. a 70-year-old man died from the same strange of fungal meningitis. virginia has confirmed 24 cases, including one death. maryland has eight cases of meningitis, also one death there. the tainted steroid shots used for back pain came from a massachus
with the fbi to solve the murder mystery. >>> metro blames stolen electronics for a spike in its latest crime report. the transit agency says crime is up almost 7% between january and now compared to last year. 79% of reported cases involve property damage, such as car break-ins, thefts, and arson. the other 21% include robbery, assault, rape, and homicide. those cases were reported at the anacostia rail spags. that was covered by college park and gallery place. >>> tomorrow the transit agency will hear plans to accommodate the inauguration crowd. metro plans to create a specially priced commemorative smart trip card. riders will have to pay peak time fares despite inauguration falling on the martin luther king holiday. >>> kwame brown will learn his fate next month on felony bank fraud charges. until then, the former d.c. council chairman must follow a strict sur fcurfew and other st rules. the judge set a curfew of 11:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. for brown. brown was ordered to return to court yesterday because he failed to report to authorities by phone three times. brown must follow these rules i
pervasive, it prompted the f.b.i. to put out a warning. the bureau says it's getting dozens of ransom ware complaints each day. >> it's one of the more destructive pieces of mall ware because -- malware because they'll encrypt the files. if you don't pay, they can just delete them. >> reporter: the hackers use such complicated methods, it's virtually impossible to recover your data. it's believed most are operating overseas so track be them down has become -- tracking them down has become futile as well. one reason some fall for the scam? the messages look like they're coming from the government accusing users of things like child pornography. >> it frightens people and preys on their fear. >> in retrospect, the amount of grief this will cause us would have been well worth the ransom but that wasn't the approach we took. >> reporter: steve never did pay the ransom nor degette his data back, -- did he get his data back, even after taking his computer to some of the best experts in the industry. if. >> if you think you've been a victim of ransom ware, you'll need to reach out for assistance.
on her way to school, speak out for the first time, as fbi agents swoop in on jessica ridgeway's home. dogs scouring the backyard for new clues. >>> developing now. a prostitution scandal rocking the tourist town of tenenbaum. a zuma fitness instructor is charged and a trove of videotapes. everyone there is bracing as police prepare to release her client list. >>> 50 cents, please. >> good grief. >> he's a good man, that charlie brown. so popular, he's headed back to the big screen with snoopy, lucy, linus and all his pals. why even's on their feet for "peanuts" right now. >>> and good morning, everyone. it may be raining outside. but that music puts you in such a great mood, doesn't it? >> brings me back. >> it sure does president gre. great to have you here. amy robach. robin is recovering from her transplant. >>> big rallies for both candidates in the battleground state of ohio. and this morning, polls continue to show a surge for mitt romney. >> and listen to this story. it outraged me and everyone here all morning long. a young, 14-year-old girl. she inspired so many as a symbol
told the judge thursday that the fbi was investigating a credible threat of violence if the posters went up here in d.c. but the judge went ahead and ordered those posters be placed into metro systems and said basically this was a first amendment issue. they say, in any war between civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. support israel, defeat jihad. many say the ads are offensive, because they equate muslims with savages. citing those concerns from the fbi, metro wanted to delay displaying the ads until the protests in the middle east over that innocence of muslims films has subsided. the sponsors sued to have them put up immediately and won. riders have mixed feelings. >> it's discrimination, because it's not right to generalize the jihad terrorists and muslims. >> they should be allowed on free speech grounds, but i think it's irresponsible. >> this is america, it's freedom of speech. >> reporter: a woman was arrested last month in new york after she tried to deface one of the signs there. they went up there on september 24th in new york. the signs are also up on
for a little girl who vanished on her way to school. where fbi agents and police are focusing their investigation. >>> and a deadly meningitis outbreak spreading. why health officials believe thousands of people could be at risk. what you need to know, all "happening now." jon: and a good tuesday morning to you. that means election day is four weeks from today. can you believe that? a big surge for governor romney in the race for the white house to tell you about. i'm jon scott. jenna: hi, everybody, i'm jenna lee. we're getting a look at more brand new polling which shows mr. romney's strong debate performance last week may be resonating with voters. take a look at this. this is thepew poll of likely voters. governor romney now holding a four-point lead over the president. the governor trailed the president by eight points in the previous poll. and among likely women voters governor romney has closed a huge defender -- gender gap with the president. both candidates even at 47%. compare that to the same poll taken in mid-september before the debate. take a look at that gap. go
responding to a sensor that went f near the u.s.-mexico border. another agent was wounded. fbi reports it may be a case fire.endly shows no one but the agents were involved. family and friends gathered for vigil in arizona on friday. police avenue clue in the search missing a 10-year-old colorado girl. jessica was last seen friday as walked to a parked amid classmates before school. a backpack was found sunday on a sidewalk 6 miles from her home. likely linked to her. it has led investigators to expand their search. 800 volunteers spent the weekend scarring the trails and hillsides. between twoawl wedding parties in philadelphia on take a look. this was crazy. at least 100 people were in a fight that took place at a hotel bar. dozens of officers were called out, hoping to restore order. uncle of one of the brides had a heart attack and died. some were arrested and several taken to an emergency room. it's not clear what started the fight. >> unbelievable. gas prices are unbelievable in california, at an all-time high. average gallon of regular in is $4.66. much higher and some califo
or myself as a talk show host for questioning what the pentagon, what our military, what the fbi, the c,o ia and our government regardless of the political platt form our president, she is entitled to her opinion. but i don't feel that we should just bomb every country when an ambassador is killed. i feel that's an emotional reaction. that's not something we as a nation need to do regardless of politics. megyn: you have a journalist expressing strong opinions about what we need to do in afghanistan. but she is an expert. is this so different -- she is a war correspondent. >> is it different than political reporters going on sunday shows expressing their views on politics? >> many liberals are trying to say she was attacked in egypt therefore this is too emotional for her. this woman has gone around the world and is saying the same thing several military individuals current and past have been saying for months on end to silent and deaf ears in media. what did we hear this month, this idea from washington. we were supposed to have some sort of peace treaty with the taliban. now they abandoned
, but this is america. it's freedom of speech. >> reporter: metro went to court after receiving what it called very fbi threats over -- verifiable threats over the poster. there is a fear that free speech or not, the ads could trigger more violence. >> even though you have the right to say it, doesn't mean you have to say it. >> i believe even though it might be going up in the d.c. area, other countries internationally look at the united states and be like, why are you allowing your people to do this? >> a metro spokeswoman says the posters will be up before the close of business tomorrow. >> audrey barnes, thank you. >>> a health alert regarding the deadly meningitis outbreak. the pharmacy that distributed a steroid linked to it has recalled all its products. they say the move is only a precaution and there is no indication other products have been contaminated. as of today, there are at least seven deaths and 90 confirmed cases. a complete list can be found on the cdc's web site. >>> fighting a growing epidemic. bullying. >> a community comes together to help a little girl victimized by a grownup bu
this to such a nice little girl. >> this there is someone who knows where he's at, but we need to find him. >> the fbi is vowing not to rest until jessica' killer is caught. the community will come together for a balloon release later in the afternoon to celebrate jessica's life. >>> on to texas, a judge has sentenced a young mother to 99 years in prison for first degree injury to a child. the woman glued her 2-year-old daughter's hands to the wall. then kicked and beat her because she was not potty trained. the prosecutor calls the woman pure evil. she will serve 30 years before she comes up for parole. >>> and this is a first, even for the folks out in los angeles who maybe for this moment, thought they had seen it all. the space shuttle "endeavour" on a slow, two-day trek through cramped city streets. the final destination, the california science center where it will be on permanent display. it has traveled 123 million miles in space. 25 spate flights, l.a.'s mayor calls it a once in a lifetime event. >>> the race for the white house now is heating up with election day just 24 days away. mitt romne
have been recalled. >>> the fbi and local police are asking for your help in identifying a man who robbed a d.c. bank. police say this man robbed the td bank on connecticut avenue northwest last friday. he went up to a bank teller, demanded money, and then left the bank and hailed a taxicab to make his getaway. if you know who this man is, please contact d.c. police immediately. >>> a fairfax man is facing a weapons charge for bringing a loaded gun to reagan international airport. tsa agents found the gun in the man's carry-on bags on friday as he tried to go through the security checkpoint. police confiscated the .9 millimeter semiautomatic pistol, the ammunition, and the magazine. they cited the passenger and allowed him to continue on to his flight to dallas. >>> some residents in prince george's county said they're fed up with deteriorating conditions in their apartments. it's spread to more than 1,000 units in the bedford station. renters are dealing with holes in the floors and ceilings and bed bugs, and management isn't doing anything to fix the problem. >> we're not being r
lied to the fbi about payments to brown. prosecutors accepted the lighter sentence in exchange for information into gray's 2010 campaign. >>> now the live desk with break news out of the middle east. >> masked gunmen have killed a u.s. employee of the embassy in yemen. the yemeni man was on his way to work on thursday. the attackers were apparently on a motorcycle and opened fire on a cardozo rig the man who headed an embassy security team. as we get more information we'll pass it along. >>> the dalai lama will visit charlottesville, virginia, to speak about compassionate medical care. he will speak during two events, one which will be held at an outdoor pavilion in downtown. it is part of a larger tour of college towns which wraps up later this month. yesterday he was at the college of william and mary in williamsburg. there he spoke about treating enemies with compassion and the consequences of war. >>> it is 5:51 now on your thursday morning. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. veronica johnson is here with a chilly start to the morning. >> it's not quite cold enough to
agent killed arizona. the fbi thinks he may have been killed by friendly fire. they said they came under fire after responding to a sensor that went off. but authorities say the only shell casings found at the scene were those belonging to the agents. >> as you know, investigators have made progress into the investigation into agent's death, and they're looking into the possibility that it was a tragic accident. the result of friendly fire. the fact is the work of the border patrol is dangerous. all of us who wear the uniform know this and yet these men and women willingly put themselves in harm's way to serve their country and protect their communities. against those who wish to do us harm. >> that news comes as homeland security secretary janet napolitano travels to arizona to meet with officials and the family reacting to the border patrol agent's's death, she said in part, quote, this tragedy reminds us of the risks our men and women confront, the dangers they willingly undertake while protecting our nation's boards, end quote. he's the third border patrol agent killed in the line of
news analyst and former fbi profiler. good morning. >> good morning. >> you heard leanne and the authorities say they will do everything they can to bring in the killer. but where do they start with clues here? >> well, one of the things they've done already is they've looked at over a thousand registered sex offenders to find out where they've been. realize that this body this grizzly find that they have found concerning the victim and what happened to her, not only did they identify her by dna, but they'll be looking for dna, hairs, fibers, any csi type of issue. in a case like this, you've got multiple crime scenes. you've got the five-minute window where the victim was likely taken off the street. you've got the vehicle she was transported in. you've got a location where she may or may not have been held. you've got the body disposal site. the authorities have to find each of these. but this is a race against time. this is someone who committed a horribly grizzly crime, and unfortunately, who is fully capable of doing something like this again. >> you bring up the fac
't officially tied the crime scene to the missing girl, but they do believe that jessica was abducted. the fbi and police will be back on the scene today to search for more clues. >>> just two days after jerry sandusky was sentenced for molesting 10 young boys, word this morning that his $59,000 annual pension has been revoked. the news comes as we learn more about the letters the former penn state assistant football coach and his wife sent to the judge before his sentencing. in those letters they both portrayed themselves as victims of a conspiracy and wrote that the justice system let them down. >>> after 30 years fast food chain wendy's is getting a new look. check it out. their logo is changing and hopes of branding itself as a higher end hamburger chain. it features the company's name written in a newer red font and the always recognizable girl in red pigtails appear as little more mature. this is the fifth logo update since the company was found inside 1969. i didn't realize wendy's was that old, 1969. i don't think i realized that. >> yeah. the girl looks pretty much the same to me. >
. an arizona border patrol agent killed earlier this week was likely the victim of friendly fire. the fbi says it appears nicholas ivy and two other agents accidently shot each other while tracing down drug smugglers on the mexican border. one the other agents was also shot but is okay. no arrests have been made and the shooting is still being investigated. >> would you like to face off with an angry stag? [ laughter ] what's going on here? who made that sound? this guy will think twice two battling stags during mating season. >> are they rutting? >> no they are deciding how they are going to mulch this tree. >> reportedly got too close. >> park in london and one of the revved up animals ran after him eventually race chases him up a he tree. that's when onlookers called the police to help the man out. >> they brought the fire department out like a cat up a tree and got him out of the tree. >> the man fell out of the tree. >> man making that noise oddly. >> i would be, too. and oddly enough, our own rick reichmuth is up a tree right now. the annual all american celebration. forrest industry lum
dangerous, volatile and unpredictable things were in libya, as for the investigation on the ground, the fbi says they continue to coordinate with the state department, justice department and the defense department it figure out exactly what happened and who was responsible. but remember that the fbi wasn't able to get boots on the ground there for about three weeks after the raid when they'd already left the country. back to you in new york. >> peter doocy, thank you so much for that update. let's get the rest of your headlines now, we have to tell you about the rare fungal meningitis outbreak, seven time have died and 60 others are sick. it's spread across nine states and latest case ins ohio and minnesota. c.d.c. has linked the outbreak to steroids commonly use today treat back pain and those shots have been recalled and doctors fear that thousands of patients may have been exposed to this fungus. we've been updated now on the terrifying tour bus crash in new jersey and police say 23 people were hurt when the bus overturned on a highway exit ramp in wayne, new jersey. eight of them critic
to al qaeda. >>> the fbi says friendly fire is likely to blame for the death of a federal agent in arizona. nicholas ivy was killed and another agent injured in tuesday's shooting. police have arrested two men who could be connected to the incident. the agents were responding to an alarm that was going off near the arizona/mexico border when they came under fire. >>> a chinese factory that produces iphones is shut down for now as thousands of workers have gone on strike. the employees at fox con factory are upset over increased quality control demands and being forced to work during a national holiday. a labor watch group says workers beat quality control inspectors after management ignored their complaints. this is the latest in a long line of problems at fox con factories. last month 2,000 workers were involved in a giant brawl. >>> safety investigators are looking into a possible recall of some honda minivans and suvs. the national highway transportation safety administration says they have received complaints about the honda odyssey and honda pilot for model years 2003 and 2
they are still searching for jessica. in the meantime, the fbi is asking area residents to be on alert, saying a change in someone's behavior and habits could indicate their involvement. >>> in syria, the rebels say they have taken control of a strategic town that links the capital of damascus to aleppo. they claim to have seized an air base. russia is demanding answers after turkey intercepted a suspicious airliner yesterday that reportedly had military communications equipment, jammers and parts of a missile on board. wow. >>> 7:15 now. tucker is back. >> good morning, nice and cool out there. temperatures overnight in the mid-30s across much of the region. >> chilly. >> guess what's coming in later tonight? >> what? >> even colder temperatures. >> you were talking about a frost earlier, right? >> we have a freeze watch. 47 in washington. most of the region here basking in chilly october air. 36 in culpeper. 39 in martinsburg this morning. cumberland, 34. the temperatures overnight getting a chance to bottom out with generally clear skies. off to the north and west cold front approaching. th
fire, not drug smugglers likely killed an arizona border patrol agent this week. the fbi says it appears nicholas ivy and two other agents accidently shot at each other while chasing down drug runners near the mexican border, tuesday. investigators also don't believe the suspect ever fired at the agents. one of the other agents was also shot but is reportedly okay this morning. no arrests have been made his shooting is still being investigated. pope benedict's former butler stealing papers. leaking some to italian journalist. sentenced to 18 months in jail. turned into a scathing book that revealed corruption and scandal inside the vatican. he insisted weighs not a thief and said he leaked the information out of love for the church and the pope. >> the butler did it. >> all right. >> do you want to tell me about this next maneuver. >> my next reaction is ridiculous and unneeded. pullings out serious ninja moves. take a look at the blue shirted guy in the middle of your screen. watch. >> he nailed the guy. >> unnecessary or fabulous. >> he nailed the guy, right? because he is d
a bulletproof vest and carrying weapons. abc news learned that he told detectives and the fbi, hey this is a game. however, the officials are puzzled whether he meant the questioning or the stuff in his checked baggage. and officials are still trying to figure out how he managed to fly from china to korea to japan and on to los angeles without being stopped by security. >>> a me deal reached in the case of a colorado student shot after she wandered into a house drunk. zoe ripple pleaded getty to felony trespassing. her record will be wiped clean if she stays out of trouble. the colorado university student claims she was given a date rape drug that night. she ended up inside that stranger's house. >> really scary things can happen and it's so important to keep, you know, your bearings about you. and really be conscious of what you are doing and what other people are doing. >> ripple was shot in the hip after she showed up in the homeowner's bedroom and was repeatedly warned to leave. the homeowner was not charged. >>> two people are dead after a parking garage collapsed on the campu
facilities geared and we need to work hard to make sure those facilities are protected. >> the fbi shows up at a crime scene. is it too late to gain anything relevant from the site? >> i think it will be difficult. the compound was set on fire. any evidence will likely be destroyed. getting witness statements will be difficult. public and make changes to how we are defending these facilities. but it is important that they are there. i think we will learn some things. we will probably never get all the answers but we want or will need surrounding this case. host: there was a congressional hearing on what happened. one of the big topics was the level of security there. what did you learn from the hearing, and what is a concern for you as far as the level of security that was guest::it is hard to say. it would not have mattered if there's one, five or 10 security officers there. the level of suspicion of these attacks will have far exceeded what we normally would put into a compound such as that. that is how we all these attacks were. every day, to under 75 facilities worldwide. try to balance
the f.b.i. to put out a warning. the bury -- bureau is getting dozens of complaints a day. >> it's one of the more destructive malwares. >> bruce snow says hackers use such sophisticated methods, it's virtually impossible to recover your data. it's believed most are operating overseas. one reason some apparently fall for the scam is the messages look like they're from the government, accusing users of things like child pornography it. >> frightens people and preys on their fear. >> in retrospect, the amount of grief this will cause us would have been well worth the ransom but that wasn't the approach we took. >> steve merryfield never paid the ransom nor did he get his data back even after taking his computer to experts in the industry. >> after 10 days of diligence, they regret to inform me that they cannot recover the data. >> in many cases, you can remove the virus by performing a system restore to a date prior to the infection but in other cases the virus cannot be removed. i hate viruses on computers, it never ends well. >> 6:26 and tony, wet at the airport? >> it's 51. >> warming
federal court today. they face a variety of charges stretching back several years. >>> the fbi says a preliminary investigation has found friendly fire is likely to blame for the death this week of a border patrol agent along the arizona-mexico border. agent nicolas ivey and two others were responding to an alarm triggered by a censor aimed at detecting people entering the u.s. illegally. ivey was fatally shot. another agent was wounded. >>> health officials say there are now 47 cases in seven states of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak. five people have died after receiving steroid shots for back pain. those shots made by the new england compounding center may have been contaminated with fungal meningitis. >>> food and drug officials confirm that salmonella has been found in new mexico-based sunland, a plant that makes peanut butter products for trader joe's and several other large national grocery trains. the trader joe's peanut butter is now linked to 35 salmonella illnesses in 17 states, most of them california and texas. >>> italy's mount etna is rumbling again. s
are coming out from those three investigations. and that is the fbi, congress and also the state department itself. so a lot of this who knew what when may not be clear until after the election, wolf. >> after these investigations are wrapped up. jill, thanks very much. john king has been looking into this as well. he's here. this is becoming a big issue out there on the campaign, john, isn't it? >> there are significant policy questions. get to the campaign in a second. huge policy questions when the vice president says we did not know, jay carney says it was a personal we, the president and vice president, did not know. what the romney campaign says this is a pattern. they say whenever there's something damaging in the administration, the white house washes its hands and says somewhere in the bureaucracy someone else is responsible for that and say the president of the united states is in charge of that bureaucracy, he should take responsibility for it. wants answers democrats and republicans as to why the security requests didn't make their way up the food chain fast enough, governor rom
cybersecurity. the f.b.i. also has a key part to play in investigating and preventing cyberattacks. and our intelligence agencies, of course, are focused on this potential threat as well. the state department is trying to forge international consensus on the roles and responsibilities of nations to help secure cyberspace. the department of defense also has a role. it is a supporting role but it is an essential role. and tonight i want to explain what that means. but first let me make clear what it does not mean. it does not mean that the department of defense will monitor citizens personal computers. we're not interested in personal communication or in e-mails or in providing the day-to-day security in private and commercial networks. that is not our goal, that is not our job that is not our mission. our mission is to defend the nation. we defend, we deter and if called upon, we take decisive action to protect our citizens. in the past we have done so through operations on land and at sea, in the skies and in space. in this century, the united states military must help defend the nation in
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